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Table 1 Descriptive data of the top-40 apps

From: Do physical activity and dietary smartphone applications incorporate evidence-based behaviour change techniques?

Attributes Free Paid Overall
Average rating (1-5) 3.93 4.17 4.05
(0.55) (0.94) (0.77)
[3-5] [1-5] [1-5]
Total ratings 193.35 35.85 114.60
(567.78) (35.54) (405.00)
[0-2529] [0-115] [0-2529]
"hate it" ratings (1 star) 13.00 1.80 7.40
(24.75) (2.38) (18.25)
[0-92] [0-9] [0-92]
“don’t like it” ratings (2 stars) 5.80 1.20 3.50
(11.72) (1.40) (8.56)
[0-47] [0-4] [0-47]
“it’s ok” ratings (3 stars) 8.80 2.35 5.58
(20.42) (3.41) (14.81)
[0-79] [0-14] [0-79]
“it’s good” ratings (4 stars) 35.60 8.25 21.93
(90.82) (10.09) (65.27)
[0-371] [0-32] [0-371]
“it’s great” ratings (5 stars) 130.15 22.25 76.20
(430.92) (23.05) (306.12)
[0-1940] [0-74] [0-1940]
Customer reviews 108.70 22.90 65.80
(341.48) (27.14) (243.01)
[0-1527] [0-89] [0-1527]
Price (NZD$) - 3.28 1.64
  (2.35) (2.33)
  [1.29-10.99] [0-10.99]
Total BCTs 6.55 9.65 8.10
(3.50) (4.38) (4.22)
[3-14] [2-18] [2-18]
PA behaviour apps 15 15 30
Dietary behaviour apps 3 3 6
PA + Dietary behaviour apps 2 2 4
  1. Descriptive data of the top-40 apps from the New Zealand Apple App Store Health & Fitness category (Mean, (Standard Deviation), [Range]).
  2. Note. Standard Deviations appear in parentheses below means; Ranges appear in brackets below SD. PA = Physical Activity; BCTs = Behaviour Change Techniques.